Tales of the Dying Earth: Including 'The Dying Earth,' 'The Eyes of the Overworld,' 'Cugel's Saga,' and 'Rhialto the Marvellous'

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Macmillan, Dec 1, 2000 - Fiction - 752 pages
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Jack Vance is one of the most remarkable talents to ever grace the world of science fiction. His unique, stylish voice has been beloved by generations of readers. One of his enduring classics is his 1964 novel, The Dying Earth, and its sequels--a fascinating, baroque tale set on a far-future Earth, under a giant red sun that is soon to go out forever.

This omnibus volume comprised all four books in the series, The Dying Earth, The Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel's Saga and Rialto the Magnificent. It is a must-read for every sf fan.
  

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Review: Tales of the Dying Earth: The Dying Earth/The Eyes of the Overworld/Cugel's Saga/Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #1-4 omnibus)

User Review  - Rati Mehrotra - Goodreads

Jack Vance died on 26th May in California aged 96. Enough has been said on the blogosphere about this amazing genius of a writer who wrote over 60 genre fiction books, and I'm not going to repeat it ... Read full review

Review: Tales of the Dying Earth: The Dying Earth/The Eyes of the Overworld/Cugel's Saga/Rhialto the Marvellous (The Dying Earth #1-4 omnibus)

User Review  - Bill H - Goodreads

The day the library finally told me they had this book ready was the day I heard that Jack Vance had just died. So I don't know; maybe that's cosmically significant somehow. Probably not. Anyway, this ... Read full review

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Contents

THE DYING EARTH
1
THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD
131
CUGELS SAGA
289
RHIALTO THE MARVELLOUS
577
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The Humblest Blog on the Net » Blog Archive » Tales of the Dying Earth
Dutifully, I picked up the omnibus collection of 4 of his novels set in the Dying Earth universe he created, Tales of the Dying Earth, but…well, ...
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This month's book is often regarded as a Fantasy classic: or strictly speaking, a series of classic Fantasy books - Jack Vance's Tales of the Dying Earth. ...
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Tales of the dying Earth /. by Vance, Jack, 1916-. Millennium, 2000. Subjects, Fantasy fiction, American. Series, Fantasy masterworks ; 4. Description: ...
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Tales of the Dying Earth Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance reviewed by Peter D. Tillman Here's a handsome new omnibus edition of four classic ...
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About the author (2000)

Jack Vance, born John Holbrook Vance in 1916, was one of the greatest masters of fantasy and science fiction.  He was the winner of many awards for his work and career: the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Among his awards for particular works were the Hugo award in 1963 for The Dragon Masters,  in 1967 for The Last Castle, and in 2010 for his memoir This is Me, Jack Vance!  He won a Nebula Award in 1966 for The Last Castle.  He won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1990 for Lyonesse: Madouc. . He also won an Edgar for the best first mystery novel in 1961 for The Man in the Cage.   Vance published more than 60 books in his long career, sometimes under pseudonyms.   Among them were 11 mystery novels, three of them as Ellery Queen. He wrote some of the first, and perhaps best, examples of "planetary adventures", including a novel called Big Planet.  His “Dying Earth” series were among the most influential fantasy novels ever written, inspiring both generations of writers, and the creators of Dungeons and Dragons. 
Vance’s series from Tor include The Demon Princes, The Cadwal Chronicles, The Dying Earth, The Planet of Adventure, and Alastor.  Vance’s last novels were a series of two: Ports of Call and Lurulu.
Jack Vance was a sailor, a writer, an adventurer, a music critic, and a raconteur. He died in May 2013.

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